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Managing Your Manager: How to Get Ahead with Any Type of Boss

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ISBN-10: 0071751939

ISBN-13: 9780071751933

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gonzague Dufour

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

Gonzague Dufour recently took a top HR role at Bacardi. Prior to that, he held several senior executive positions with Phillip Morris, having been with the company from 1993 to 2009. His most recent position was as Vice President/Human Resources for Latin America and Canada. Prior to that, he was Vice President/Human Resources for Central Europe and Management and Organization Development, responsible for 43,000 employees. Before that, he held managerial HR positions with Kraft Jacobs Suchard and KPMG. In addition, he has both law and accounting advanced degrees and is fluent in English, French and Spanish, having been a global executive working in the U.S., France, Switzerland and other…    

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Bully Limit the Pain, Target the Gain
The Bully in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: How to Deal with the Anger, Intimidation, and Other Traits
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Bully
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Bullies
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
The Good Coping with the Boredom
The Good in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: Coping with the Boredom
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Good Boss
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Good Bosses
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
The Kaleidoscope Display Your Own Power Selectively and Strategically
The Kaleidoscope in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: Going with the Manipulative Flow
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Kaleidoscope Boss
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Kaleidoscope Bosses
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
The Star Enjoy the Ride
The Star in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: Living with a Star
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Star Boss
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Star Bosses
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
The Scientist Enjoy the Intellectual Challenges
The Scientist in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: Formulas for Good Scientist Relationships
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Scientist Boss
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Scientist Bosses
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
The Navel Challenge Your Own Values
The Navel in Action
Telling Traits
Interpersonal Tactics: Dealing with the Navel's Ego
Professional Tactics: How to Work Effectively for a Navel Boss
The Don'ts: What Doesn't Work with Navel Bosses
Can You Manage This Boss Type? Assess Your Own Tolerance
The Secret Strategy
Situational Management Tailoring Your Boss Management to Events, Moods, and Other Matters
A Crisis Situation
A Positive Achievement
Angling for a Promotion
Implementing a Risky but Necessary Idea
Two Other Key Situations
Managing Other Types of Bosses
The Laisser-Aller
The Parent
The Geek
Number 2
The Con Artist
Other Types, Other Strategies
But What If My Boss Is an Extreme Type?
The Seventh Leader
A Profile of the Seventh in Action
The Litmus Test for the Seventh
Feedback Flows Both Ways
The Opportunity to Learn While You Earn
Fact or Fiction: Do Seventh Leaders Exist?
Help Your Bosses Reach Their Potential
Index